October e-News

IAPD Statement on Violence in the Middle East

The International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) is committed to improve oral health of children worldwide. In doing so we advocate for holistic well-being of children and their caregivers, irrespective of any political or racial considerations. We stand against all acts of violence placing innocent populations in danger. IAPD is against the suffering of uninvolved, innocent citizens in every war situation.

IAPD 2025: What to Expect

Congress Theme: Refresh, Refocus, Renew

The 30th IAPD Congress theme, “Refresh, Refocus, Renew” emphasises the transformative power of paediatric dentistry in improving individuals’ quality of life and promoting holistic healthcare.

The golden thread through this congress theme and slogan is how we as paediatric dentists should refresh, refocus and renew our approach to providing patient-centred, holistic oral health care. This theme also links to focused research in Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) which is a multidimensional construct that includes a subjective evaluation of the individual’s oral health, functional well-being, emotional well-being, expectations and satisfaction with care and sense of self.

The 3-day scientific programme will be comprehensive, catering for all special interests pertaining to paediatric dentistry!

Read more on our Website now!


Spotlight on IAPD Consensus Recommendations

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This is a free IAPD Resource

Fluoride has been a subject of extensive research, inquiry, and innovation. Its role in dental health is nothing short of remarkable, and understanding its optimal usage is key to building a resilient barrier against one of the most common oral health issues – dental caries.

We present you with the IAPD Consensus Document on the usage of fluoride in the fight against caries.

This is a free resource developed by the IAPD Science Committee, available in English, French, Spanish and Italian! 

Craving for More Knowledge? Join IAPD Now!

IAPD Members have access to 300 lecture recordings in the IAPD Video Lecture Centre. See two videos on the topic:

  • Fluoride and Caries An Update around the Globe (Katerina Kavvadia)

  • Caries Management with Silver Diamine Fluoride. What can we learn from Clinical Trials?  (Yasmi O. Crystal)

  • Controversies Regarding Topical Fluoride (Norman Tinanoff)

  • Fluoridation – prevention and maintenance (Jack Toumba)

IAPD  members in good standing can access all the material in the Video Lecture Centre. Renew your membership or Join us now!

Join Us for the Next IAPD Webinar

Join us for the next IAPD Webinar with Dr. Juan F. Yepes on Sunday 29 October at 12:00 UTC. 

The  unique benefit of joining a live webinar is that unlike recordings or other online educational material, the presentation is more interactive. It almost functions like a personal tutoring session with feedback, questions, and engagement between the audience and the presenters.

Register for this webinar today!

Click here to Register

This Webinar is Free

Call to our National-Member Societies: Share your Events with IAPD

Showcase your event on our website!

Have you considered showcasing your National Member Society events on the IAPD website?

You can promote your society’s upcoming events by submitting all relevant information to us via a quick online form.


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